The FRA Lake States Region includes Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. The region is served by Tim O’Hara, Vice-President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region. Region-level programs are geared toward improving members’ productivity, efficiency, safety, and cost-reduction across the supply chain. The region holds one annual meeting in the fall.

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Technical Releases

Assessing Concerns of Logging Business Owners in the Lake States Region

Leadership

Tim O’Hara

Vice President of Government Affairs, & Manager, Lake States Region

310 Jackson Avenue
Cloquet, MN 55720
218-390-7965

 

Upcoming Meetings:

 

States in this Region

  • Iowa
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Nebraska
  • North Dakota
  • South Dakota
  • Wisconsin

Resources

Technical Releases

24-TR-13 Peer-to-Peer Teaching Forestry Water Quality BMPs

Technical Releases

24-TR-12 Assessing the Impacts of Inflation on Logging Operations through Producer Price Indices

Technical Releases

24-TR-03 Lake States Region National Forests Timber Program and Metrics

Technical Releases

24-TR-02 National Forest Operations Training Coalition

Technical Releases

24-TR-01 Harvested Wood Products in the Northeast

Technical Releases

23-R-32 Wood Fiber Supply Chain and Small Tracts: Who Will Harvest Them?

Safety Alerts

23-S-03 Truck Accident at Wood Chip Dump

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Safety Alerts

22-S-13 Logging Equipment Loss Due to Fire

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Safety Alerts

Chip Van Driver Injury While Rolling-Up A Van Tarp Cover Weighted Down With Snow

On a December morning in the Lake States Region, a truck…

Safety Alerts

Feller Buncher Fire

Background During the summer in the Lake States Region, a logging…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Safety Alerts

Limb of Hung-up Tree Kicks Back Fractures Chainsaw Operator’s Leg

During a nice fall day in the Lake States Region, a…

Carbon Reports

North Dakota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in North Dakota

Carbon Reports

Nevada

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nevada Nevada has 7.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Nebraska

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Nebraska Nebraska has 1.5 million…

Carbon Reports

Minnesota

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Minnesota Minnesota has 17.4 million…

Carbon Reports

Michigan

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in Michigan Michigan has 20.3 million…

Carbon Reports

Lake States

Quick Facts on Forest Carbon in the Lake States The Lake…

Presentations

2023 FRA Lakes States Region Fall Meeting Presentations

Presentations

Regional and Global Markets

Presentations

Billerud Plans

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Today’s Forest Carbon Industry and the Natural Capital Exchange

Presentations

Influencing Forest Carbon Sequestration and Storage on Private Land

Presentations

Trends in Carbon Stocks and Transfers on Forest Land in the United States

Appalachian Safety

Under the Solar Eclipse: A Day of Logger Safety and Education in Northwest Pennsylvania

Do you remember all the talk about the solar eclipse earlier…

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Training Transportation Trucking

You Can Lead a Horse to Water, But You Can’t Make It Drink

I have been blessed to have a 43-year career as a…

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National Western

The Intersection between the NWTF and the Timber Industry

In January 2022, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released the 10-year…

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Wood Texture

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